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Cerchio S, Trudelle L, Zerbini A, Geyer Y, Mayer FX, Charrassin JB, Jung JL, Adam O, and Rosenbaum HC. Satellite tagging of humpback whales off Madagascar reveals long range movements of individuals in the Southwest Indian Ocean during the breeding season. Mar Ecol Prog Ser. 562: 193–209. doi: 10.3354/meps11951 Cerchio et al., 2016 Peer-reviewed journal Salvatore Cerchio scerchio@neaq.org 2016 http://doi.org/10.3354/meps11951 Humpback whales · Satellite telemetry · Madagascar · Breeding behavior · Movement patterns · Population structure
Kiszka, J., Breysse, O., Boinali, K. and Vely, M., 2006. Marine mammals around the Union of the Comoros (Mozambique Channel): recent records and review of available information. Report SC/58/O6 submitted to the Scientific Committee of the International Whaling Commission. Kiszka et al., 2006 (IWC report)  IWC report      2006 http://   Indian Ocean, breeding grounds
Trudelle L, Cerchio S, Zerbini AN, Geyer Y, Mayer FX, Jung JL, Hervé, MR, Pous S, Sallée JB, Rosenbaum HC, Adam O, and Charrassin JB, 2016. Influence of environmental parameters on movements and habitat utilization of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in the Madagascar breeding ground. R. Soc. Open sci. 3:160616. DOI: 10.1098/rsos.160616 Trudelle et al., 2016 Peer-reviewed journal Laurène Trudelle laurene.trudelle@gmail.com 2016 http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160616 humpback whales; satellite telemetry; Madagascar; movement patterns; environmental parameters; habitat use
Condet M. & Dulau-Drouot V. 2016. Habitat selection of two island-associated dolphin species from the south-west Indian Ocean. Continental Shelf Research, 125: 18-27. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2016.06.010 Condet & Dulau-Drouot, 2016 Peer-reviewed journal Violaine Dulau-Drouot violaine.dulau@globice.org 2016 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2016.06.010 Tursiops aduncus; Stenella longirostris; Coastal habitat; Indian Ocean
Das K., Malarvannan G., Dirtu A., Dulau V., Dumont M., Lepoint G., Mongin P., Covaci A. 2016. Linking pollutant exposure of humpback whales breeding in the Indian Ocean to their feeding habits and feeding areas off Antarctica. Environmental Pollution. 220:1090-1099. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2016.11.032 Das et al., 2016 Peer-reviewed journal Krishna Das krishna.das@ulg.ac.be 2016 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2016.11.032 Baleen whale; Persistent organic pollutants; Stable isotopes; Reunion Island; Indian Ocean
Dirtu A.C., Malarvannan G., Das K., Dulau-Drouot V., Kiszka J., Lepoint G., Mongin P., Covaci A. 2016. Contrasted accumulation patterns of persistent organic pollutants and mercury in sympatric tropical dolphins from the south-western Indian Ocean. Environmental Research, 146: 263-273. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2016.01.006 Dirtu et al., 2016 Peer-reviewed journal Adrian Covaci adrian.covaci@uantwerpen.be 2016 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2016.01.006 POPs; Hg; stable isotopes; La Réunion; Stenella longirostris; Tursiops aduncus
Heithaus, M. R., Kiszka, J. J., Cadinouche, A., Dulau-Drouot, V., Boucaud, V., Pérez-Jorge, S. and Webster, I. (2016), Spatial variation in shark-inflicted injuries to Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) of the southwestern Indian Ocean. Mar Mam Sci. doi:10.1111/mms.12346 Heithaus et al., 2016 Peer-reviewed journal Michael R. Heithaus heithaus@fiu.edu 2016 http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mms.12346  Tursiops aduncus, shark-inflicted injuries
Viricel A. Simon-Bouhet B., Ceyrac L., Dulau-Drouot V., Berggren P., Amir O.A. Jiddawi N.J., Mongin P., Kiszka J. 2016. Habitat availability and geographic isolation as potential drivers of population structure in an oceanic dolphin in the southwest Indian Ocean. Marine Biology 163: 219. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00227-016-2999-3 Viricel et al., 2016 Peer-reviewed journal Jérémy Kiszka jeremy.kiszka@gmail.com 2016 http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00227-016-2999-3 Stenella longirostris, population structure, Habitat availability, geographic isolation 
Fossette S, Heide-Jorgensen MP, Villum Jensen, M, Kiszka J, Bérubé M, Bertrand N, Vely M. 2014. Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) post breeding dispersal and southward migration in the western Indian Ocean. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 450, 6-14. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2013.10.014 Fossette et al., 2014 Peer-reviewed journal Sabrina Fossette sabrina.fossette@googlemail.com 2014 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2013.10.014 Marine mammals; Migration; Satellite telemetry; Connectivity; Antarctica; International Whaling Commission
Dulau-Drouot V., Fayan J., Mouysset L., Boucaud V. (2012). Occurence and residency pattern of humpback whale in Reunion Island (France) during 2004-2010. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management 12(2): 255-263 Dulau-Drouot et al., 2012 Peer-reviewed journal Violaine Dulau-Drouot violaine.dulau@globice.org 2012 http://  Humpback whale; Indian Ocean; Breeding ground; Residency pattern; Photo-ID; Survey-vessel
Dulau-Drouot, V., Boucaud, V. & Rota, B. (2008) Cetacean diversity off La Réunion Island (France). Journal of Marine Biology Association of UK, 88(6): 1263–1272. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0025315408001069 Dulau-Drouot et al., 2008 Peer-reviewed journal Violaine Dulau-Drouot violaine.dulau@globice.org 2008 http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0025315408001069 cetacean, diversity, distribution, Indian Ocean
Cerchio S, Trudelle L, Zerbini A, Geyer Y, Mayer FX, Charrassin JB, Jung JL, Adam O, and Rosenbaum HC. Satellite tagging of humpback whales off Madagascar reveals long range movements of individuals in the Southwest Indian Ocean during the breeding season. Paper SC/65a/SH22 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, Jeju Island, South Korea in June 2013. Cerchio et al., 2016 (IWC) IWC report     2013 http://   
Fossette S, Heide-Jorgensen MP, Villum Jensen M, Kiszka J, Bérubé M, Bertrand N, Vely M. 2013. Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) post breeding dispersal and southward migration in the western Indian Ocean Whale Sanctuary. International Whaling Commission. Report of the Scientific Committee. SC/65a/SH02. Fossette et al., 2013 (IWC) IWC report     2013 http://   
Fossette S, Heide-Jorgensen MP, Vely M, Villum Jensen M, Bertrand N. 2012. A First description of humpback whale (Megaptera novaeanglia) movements between breeding grounds in the Indian Ocean Whale Sanctuary. International Whaling Commission. Report of the Scientific Committee. J. Cetacean Res. Manage. 14 (suppl.). SC/64/SH3 Fossette et al., 2012 (IWC) IWC report     2012 http://   
Kiszka, J., Berggren, P., Rosenbaum, H.C., Cerchio, S., Rowat, D., Drouot-Dulau, V., Razafindrakoto, Y., Vely, M., Guissamulo, A. (2009). Cetaceans in the southwest Indian Ocean : a review of diversity, distribution and conservation issues. Paper SC/61/O18 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, June 2009. Kiszka et al., 2009 (IWC) IWC report     2009 http://   
Etienne, D., Bonne, G., Drouot-Dulau, V., De Toma Cadinouche, A., Giroux, F. and Razafindrakoto, Y. Indian Ocean Commission report of activity (January 2007-May 2008). Paper SC/60/O15 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, June 2008. Etienne et al., 2008 (IWC) IWC report     2008 http://   
Kiszka, J., Muir, C., Amir, O.A., Drouot-Dulau, V., Poonian, C., Razafindrakoto, Y. and Wambiji, N. (2008) Incidental catch of marine mammals in the southwest Indian Ocean: a preliminary review. Paper SC/60/SM13 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, June 2008. Kiszka et al., 2008 (IWC) IWC report     2008 http://   
Dulau-Drouot, V., Cerchio, S., Jouannet, V., Ersts, P., Fayan, J., Boucaud, V. and Rosenbaum, H. (2011) Preliminary comparison of humpback whale photographic identifications indicates connectivity between Reunion (BS C4) and Madagascar (BS C3). Paper SC/63/SH28 presented to the IWC Scientific Committee, June 2011 (unpublished). 10pp. Dulau-Drouot et al., 2011 (IWC) IWC report     2011 http://   
Fossette S, Vely M. 2011. Suivi satellitaire de baleines à bosse dans le Sanctuaire Baleinier de l’Ocean Indien. Rapport final pour la Fondation Nicolas Hulot. 5p. Fossette & Vély, 2011 (report) Other technical reports and reviews     2011 http://   
Webster I, Cockcroft V, Cadinouche A.Spinner dolphins Stenella longirostris off south-west Mauritius: abundance and residency. African Journal of Marine Science 37(1):115-124.DOI: 10.2989/1814232X.2015.1017004 Webster et al., 2015 Peer-reviewed journal     2015 http://dx.doi.org/10.2989/1814232X.2015.1017004  Stenella longirostris, Mauritius, abundance, residency
Webster I, Cockcroft VG & Cadinouche A (2014): Abundance of the Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin Tursiops aduncus off south-west Mauritius, African Journal of Marine Science 36(3). DOI: 10.2989/1814232X.2014.946448 Webster et al., 2014 Peer-reviewed journal Imogen Webster jipperim.orca@gmail.com 2014 http://dx.doi.org/10.2989/1814232X.2014.946448 dolphin watching, photo-identification, population estimate, residency
 Cadinouche A, Webster I, & Cockcroft V. Aspects of habitat use of Stenella longirostris and Tursiops aduncus within the Dolphin Watching zone on the West Coast of Mauritius. Cadinouche et al.    Imogen Webster jipperim.orca@gmail.com    http://   
Faria, M.A., DeWeerdt J., Pace F., and Mayer, FX., (2013). Short Note: Observation of a Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) Birth in the Coastal Waters of Sainte Marie Island, Madagascar. Aquatic Mammals, 39(3), 296–305. http://doi.org/10.1578/AM.39.3.2013.296 Faria et al., 2013 Short note     2013 http://doi.org/10.1578/AM.39.3.2013.296  
Kiszka, J., Vely, M. and Breysse, O., 2010. Preliminary account of cetacean diversity and humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) group characteristics around the Union of the Comoros (Mozambique Channel). Mammalia, 74(1), pp.51-56. Kiszka et al., 2010  Peer-reviewed journal Jérémy Kiszka jeremy.kiszka@wanadoo.fr 2010 http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/MAMM.2010.003  cetaceans; diversity; group characteristics; humpback whale; Indian Ocean Whale Sanctuary; Megaptera novaeangliae; Union of the Comoros
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Ersts, P.J., Pomilla, C., Rosenbaum, H.C., Kiszka, J. and Vély, M., 2006. Humpback whales identified in the territorial waters of Mayotte [C2] and matches to eastern Madagascar [C3]. Document IWC: SC A, 6. Ersts et al., 2006 (IWC report) IWC report     2006 http://   
Ersts, P.J., Pomilla, C., Kiszka, J., Cerchio, S., Rosenbaum, H.C., Vély, M., Razafindrakoto, Y., Loo, J.A., Leslie, M.S. and Avolio, M., 2011. Observations of individual humpback whales utilising multiple migratory destinations in the south-western Indian Ocean. African Journal of Marine Science, 33(2), pp.333-338. Ersts et al., 2011 Peer-reviewed journal Peter J. Ersts ersts@amnh.org 2011 http://dx.doi.org/10.2989/1814232X.2011.600436  conservation, genetics, Indian Ocean sanctuary, mark-recapture, Megaptera novaeangliae, microsatellite, migration, photo-identification
Ersts, P.J., Kiszka, J., Vely, M., and Rosenbaum, H.C., 2009. Density, group composition, and encounter rates of humpback whales ( Megaptera novaeangliae) in the eastern Comoros archipelago [C2]. J. Cetacean Res. Manag. Ersts et al., 2009 Peer-reviewed journal Peter J. Ersts ersts@amnh.org 2009 http://  HUMPBACK WHALE; BREEDING GROUNDS; CONSERVATION; SURVEY-VESSEL; SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE
Vely, M., Bastid, J.J., Perri, M., Mayer, F.X., Rabearisoa, N., Ibrahima, S.M. and Bertrand, N., 2009, July. Year. Humppback whale monitoring at Isle Sainte-Marie, Madagascar, and in th Comoros Archipelago (Western Indian Ocean), from 1999 to 2008, based on whale-watching. In Indian Ocean Cetacean Symposium (pp. 18-20). Vely et al., 2009       2009 http://   
Findlay KP, Seakamela SM, Meÿer MA, Kirkman SP, Barendse J, Cade DE, et al. (2017) Humpback whale “super-groups” – A novel low-latitude feeding behaviour of Southern Hemisphere humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in the Benguela Upwelling System. PLoS ONE 12(3): e0172002. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0172002 Findlay et al., 2017 Peer-reviewed journal Ken Findlay findlayk@cput.ac.za 2017 http:// dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0172002  Megaptera novaeangliae, feeding behaviour, Benguela Upwelling System
Shabangu FW, Yemane D, Stafford KM, Ensor P, Findlay KP (2017) Modelling the effects of environmental conditions on the acoustic occurrence and behaviour of Antarctic blue whales. PLoS ONE 12(2): e0172705. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0172705 Shabangu et al, 2017 Peer-reviewed journal Fannie Shabangu fannie.sha bangu@yah oo.com 2017 http:// dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0172705  Balaenoptera musculus, acoustic occurrence, behaviour
Dulau V., Pinet P., Geyer Y., Fayan J., Mongin P., Cottarel G., Zerbini A., Cerchio S. 2017. Continuous movement behavior of humpback whales during the breeding season in the southwest Indian Ocean: on the road again! Movement Ecology 5:11. Doi: DOI 10.1186/s40462-017-0101-5 Dulau et al., 2017 Peer-reviewed journal Violaine Dulau violaine.dulau@globice.org 2017 http://movementecologyjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40462-017-0101-5 HumpbHumpback whales · Satellite tagging ·Reunion · Indian Ocean Breeding behavior · Movement patterns
Dulau V., Estrade V. Fayan J. 2017. Identifying Key Demographic Parameters of a Small Island–Associated Population of Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphins (Reunion, Indian Ocean). Plos One. 12(6): e0179780 Dulau et al., 2017 Peer-reviewed journal Violaine Dulau violaine.dulau@globice.org 2017 http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0179780 Indo-Pacific bottlnose Dolphin Tursiops aduncus Abundance survival mark-recapture Robust Design